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  1. W

    Need help with speakers

    Hello, I am happy to say that I just official registered But ok my question! I just recently bought a 2005 Hyundai Tiburon. The car has 6 3/4 in the doors, as well as tweeters and 6x9's in the back. I was wondering what speakers and tweeters would be good for the doors mostly. I currently...
  2. O

    Need to upgrade my amp.

    Hello! I need to upgrade my dual amp, it's just not cutting it any more. I tried using the sonicelectronix tool for matching subs to amps but i didnt want to buy the wrong type. I have 2 Pioneers in a correctly measured, ported box. I would like a 2 channel amp if possible. If you need more...
  3. G

    I really need some advice :(

    Hey guys, first off let me say that this site is really awesome. I've been a lurker for a while and I've finally registered because I'm looking to get a descent setup in my new car. I can appreciate an awesome setup and I've seen some pretty crazy ones on this forum I'm just warning you that my...
  4. S

    Toyota Corolla 2010 Possible setup help

    So baisically I know nothing much about car audio except for what each thing does. I wanted to get some feedback on a setup I have in mind. I'm looking to spend as little as possible btw. Setup (link to each item): JVC KD-R330 CD receiver EFX 10-gauge Amplifier Wiring Kit Sony XS-GT1638F...
  5. I

    2000 mustang build help

    Hey everyone my name is Caleb and I own a 2000 mustang and I am trying to find the ways that I can add subs under my rear seat I will remove the back seat but will be building a new clear plastic bench to cover the subs. I'm wanting to use 2 Kicker L7 12in squares (one under each seat) just...
  6. J

    Please help, i have a question

    Hello everyone, To be upfront and honest with everyone i signed up just to get help. I did look through the forum to be sure this was the right place to post this. Hopefully i was correct. My wife has a 2002 grand am gt with the momsoon sound system. Her monsoon system was locked out so we...
  7. B

    what to do to my car?

    hey guys its my first post here and thanks in advance for answering my questions; i have a 1999 mercedes benz e320 that currently has 2 12" rockford fosgates running at 250 rms each. i want to upgrade as these are not nearly as loud as i want them to be. i want to put in 2 15" subs but im not...
  8. K

    New build- I need help deciding!

    This is not my first system but I am still on a budget. Pretty small budget of around 350 to 450 dollars for a box amp and sub. I want more of an SPL system. My past systems have been 2 12 inch Boston G1's, 1 15 MTX Road thunder, 1 15 inch Boston G2. I am looking for either probably a single 15...
  9. VWSundownAudio

    Sub/Amp Question.. *NEED QUICK HELP*

    Well, I'm new to car audio business, so I was wanting to get into it a little but I found out quickly its more complicated that I anticipated at first. Anyway, I was planning on running just one Sundown E-series 15 inch DVC 2-ohm sub (400 watts RMS) linked with a Kenwood KAC-5001PS 1000W Mono D...
  10. A

    I haven't the slightest idea where to begin with my setup...

    Hello as my name says i'm a total noob at car audio, and to forums and their rules/guidelines. So any help would be greatly appreciated. So I been working on my 94 suburban and now the mechanical is fixed I bought a stereo from a friend and alpine deck sufficient for now, but all the speakers...
  11. P

    Need help on what amp to get

    So I've decided that I am going to upgrade my system and am either going to get 2 Sound Qubed HDC312's or HDC315's, they're DVC 1 ohm or 2 ohm and I don't know which to get yet until I know what amp I'm purchasing. They have 1500 watt RMS so I'm looking for something that can power both...
  12. P

    Help me improve!

    Hello, this is my first post on here. Basically awhile ago I told my friend I wanted subwoofers and he ordered everything for me and I just paid him. After I got them though I started learning a lot more on my own about car audio in general. Anyways I have 2 Kenwood KFC-W3013PS and a Planet...
  13. C

    car amp buying questions

    Hi, i have just brought a sub and need some advice about which amplifier to buy ive read lots of articles on the web and just want some points clarifying at the moment the only upgrade im making is a sub (+new stereo) the sub ive brought is Sony XS-GTX121LC which is 12inch sub with 1000watts...
  14. L

    Help With 2 12" Subwoofer System

    Currently I have This box for an older model Sony Xplod and Pioneer which are svc 4-ohm so together they are getting about 600 RMS. I am running a hifonics Glx1400.1D with 4 gauge wiring. I want to get new subs for a better sound quality system and hope to improve the loudness as well. I was...
  15. M

    Simple amp question

    If i have 2 subs which run at 400rms each and DVC and are 2ohm each what amp should i use? They are Rockford fosgate P2D2-12. Sorry im a little retarded when it comesto this stuff :p. All suggestions welcome!
  16. J

    need help please!!!

    I have a 12' JL sub. Pioneer Deck. And my amp blew and need a new one. I need help to find out what kind of amp I should use. I don't know the watts or ohms I think it is. I can't find out either cause my sub is screwed down to my car chassie. Anyone on knowledge of the please post or email me @...
  17. S

    Need help please....

    So i have an str8 challenger 2010 and for some reason i caught a bug and want to put a system in it..... i am new to the audio world and would just like to get an opinion on how to beat the block down without spending a **** ton of money??
  18. F

    Buying New System

    Hi, I have been compiling a shopping cart for about 3 months now. I think i have everything i need i just want to be sure. I plan on doing the head unit, Coax, Subs, the big 3, and a second battery. Im just looking for advice if im misshing anything or if i should do things differentley. Also i...
  19. G

    please help me wire this!!!

    I have a kenwood kac-9103d class d mono amp that i am wanting to hook to audiobahn aw1571t subs. i dont understand how to hook them to this particular amp
  20. L

    Noob needs help!

    I've never upgraded my factory car audio in my life. I bought a 2013 Jeep Wrangler and I love it! The only problem is that when I'm on the highway with the top down (which is often) I want to crank the stereo up so I can hear it. I am worried that I'm going to blow the factory speakers if I...
  21. E

    System keeps killing my battery.. need some advice.. PLEASE!

    So I'm running 2 12inch subs in the trunk from a Sony Xplod 1200W amp. For some reason it keeps killing my battery and I've been doing research all morning. My alternator is aftermarket and puts out 200 amps. Battery just got replaced and is an interstate battery.. pic attached. What I drew...
  22. A

    What brand makes the best amps?

    I know this will be a discussion of many opinions but I'm new to this stuff and really lookin to build and I'm wondering what is a good amp brand to look around for. Is Orion (probably mispelled) still good?
  23. K

    Help me with my pioneer deck

    Hi I need some help with my pioneer premier deck. I bought a new truck and it already came installed. I need to find the aux input so I can play my own music. How do I get to the back of the unit and plug in my cord if its already installed?
  24. H

    car speakers making static noise. please help!

    so i recently installed two infinity Reference 860w's, a lanzar DCT425 and a billz audio 2.2 farad capacitor in my jeep cherokee. all seemed well at first but then i started noticing a static noise coming from my car speakers both with the car off and on. the two front door speakers and the two...
  25. Light-Foot

    Preperation for saz-3500?

    Hi guys I need some help with what I need to do to be on safe side of things for an SAZ-3500. -2006 Silverado -160 AMP stock alternator -Red Top Optima under the hood -Currently no installed BIG 3 but I do have it Alright Ive read a bunch of things on here. I will be runnin 2 D4 sundown X...
  26. D

    single DC audio level 3 15 box?

    Just wanted to get your guys opinion on this box I made with the RE audio box maker is it the right size, tuning and 1 more thing im a lil unsure about is how long the port wall is and where I should mount the sub, thanks!
  27. A

    Correct Components For System?

    I'm about to majorly upgrade my car audio system and I wanted to make sure everything I'm about to get is compatible and my setup will work properly. Header - Kenwood KDC-255U (2-channel) Front Speakers x2 - Kenwood KFC-P709PS (80 watt RMS) Rear Speakers x2 - Kenwood KFC-415C (55 watt RMS)...
  28. A

    Fried my car!

    i installed 6.5 inch kickers in my 2008 subaru legacy. the hu was not enough to power them so after installing a scosche loc to add rca's. i then installed a small amp to power the rear door speakers. ***Problem is that i merely tied into the rear door speaker wires leaving a connection back...
  29. rada194

    2 farad capacitor wont charge HELP!!!!!

    Okay guys this is my first post so if I am putting it in the wrong section I'm sorry. Alright onto the question. I have 4 gauge power wire running directly from the battery (with an inline fuse of course) that goes all the way to my trunk were it goes into the capacitor then goes into the amp...
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    Suggestions for New setup in 1997 Corolla (I'm a rookie)

    Hello CarAudio forums! This is my first post - and i'd like to start off with, im a complete noob at car audio, but quite the home audio fanatic. My son bought a 1997 toyota corolla (his first) and we didnt notice untill he had already paid, that all four speakers are completely shot! So i...
  31. S

    Help Please, Alpine PDX 1.100

    Hello, i previously had this setup in a ported box and recently decided to build a new sealed box with approximately 2cu ft for two Alpine SWR1243D 12" subs wired to a PDX1.1000 amp. I was wondering what settings i should have my gain and other settings on my amplifier to prevent any damage to...
  32. basswiigee

    how do I delete uploaded pics?

    it says unutilized photos will be deleted after a hour, mine are still there, how do I delete? i need to add new pics but can't seem to figure out how to get rid of the old stuff... HELP
  33. D

    What are the best 10s for me?

    I have 2 boxes in my trunk. Each identical, like the picture above. My boxes are around 1 cubic foot, with these 2 ports tuned around 33hz each box.. There inside a 2000 Ford Mustang Vert, and there the best I can do. my best response is around 35-45hz in the cabin. My amp is a kicker 750.1...
  34. K

    Protection mode???

    So today my almost brand new kenwood excelon x500-1 went into protection mode. After checking the ground, fuses and unplugging all wires except for the power and ground the problem still proceeded. I went and bought a brand new kicker dx1000.1 and the same thing is still happening? Does any one...
  35. I

    Head unit is going bad... time for a new one, but which one?

    Alright guys so currently I have a Pioneer AVIC F900bt, and its been nothing but problems from day one and is a little outdated. The outputs are bad, the navigation is slow and troublesome, the touch screen is a pain, the AUX input doesnt work, steering wheel controls wont work, it takes 30...
  36. V

    volume vs # of subs- need advice

    Ok. im trying to build a box properly, i have 2 Re se-x 12s and specs say they need/recommend 2cu ft. @33hz. My question is , is that per sub, like since i have 2 does that mean. i need a 4cu ft box? Or could i just account for sub displacement and they share 2cu ft? Thanks.
  37. AsianPerzuasion

    I need some help

    I'm new to car audio stuff and this is my first so suggestions would be most helpful Car: 1999 Pontiac Grand AM 4 door se Headunit: KD-A735BT it has 3 Pre-Output Terminals being 4.8V Line (Already installed in the car) Front speaker: Pioneer TS-A1605C Component speakers (RMS 5-60 watts each)...
  38. C

    First Install-amp problems need some advice.

    Thanks for looking. I need some advice on some troubleshooting for my first install, which is an amp and 2 subs.(Specs below). I will start by saying that I have yet to get any sound out of my setup, but I am SO CLOSE. My amp will turn on(the protected light is green so I am assuming it is not...
  39. G

    Noob needs help

    Hey just got a new car with a head unit already installed.. Don't know if it has something to do with the wiring but when you fade all the way to the back sound comes out the front speakers and when you fade to the front you hear nothing at all.. I know a blown speaker sounds like crackling and...
  40. N

    Help with 5 channel amp wiring

    Hi, I've got a 5 channel 1200w alpine amp and a CZ302A clarion head unit that only has 2 sets of RCA outs. I'm wondering how I'd got about wiring a 250w sub and 2 rear speakers up to it. I'm pretty sure the easiest way to go about it would be just bridging the 2 rears but my speaker are only...